The Hateful Eight | 2015

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

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Main Plot

In the dead of a Wyoming winter, a bounty hunter and his prisoner find shelter in a cabin currently inhabited by a collection of nefarious characters.


  • Major Marquis Warren, played by Samuel L. Jackson, is a former Union soldier turned bounty hunter in The Hateful Eight.
  • Kurt Russell plays John "The Hangman" Ruth, a bounty hunter who escorts a prisoner and gets tangled in a deadly conspiracy.
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh's character, Daisy Domergue, is a captured criminal who becomes a centerpiece of tension and conflict among the characters.

Ending Explained

In the ending of The Hateful Eight, tensions escalate as the true identities and motives of the characters are revealed. A violent climax ensues, resulting in a bloody confrontation that leaves few survivors. Justice is served, but not without a heavy price. The film concludes with a lone survivor, left to reflect on the events that unfolded in the isolated cabin amidst a snowstorm.

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Quentin Tarantino Samuel L. Jackson Kurt Russell Jennifer Jason Leigh